South Africa Summer 2016

University of the Witwatersrand
June 22, 2016 to July 16, 2016


We're an MIT program aimed at fostering technology entrepreneurship through startup incubators in emerging markets around the world. By running workshops on customer development, entrepreneurship, and web/mobile technologies daily from 9 am - 5 pm, our goal is for participating teams to gain knowledge, secure revenue and develop working prototypes.

We are excited to be in Johannesburg this summer.

MIT Instructors / Mentors

Rebecca Gould

Entrepreneurship Co-Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Meryam Bukhari

Entrepreneurship Co-Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Julie Yang

Technical Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mgcini Keith Phuthi

Technical Assistant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Total Students: 23
  • Male Students: 22
  • Female Students: 1
  • Average Age: 18.0
  • Student Affiliation:
    • None: 7
    • University of the Witwatersrand: 12
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 2
    • University of Cape Town: 2